Sweden ramps up match-fixing investigation as first indictments issued

Formal charges brought against four players as regulator issues clarification of new rules

Swedish authorities have levelled formal charges of alleged match-fixing against four current players as the regulator looks to increase enforcement efforts. The unnamed players include a former member of Sweden’s Under-21 football team and two former members of the national futsal team. Allegations include taking cash payments to ensure bets placed on specific events in…

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